Ranking of the figures who best embody the History of France 2019

This bar chart shows a ranking of the figures who best embody the History of France according to French in a survey from 2019. It displays that 20 percent of the respondents mentioned Napoleon as the character they thought embodied French History the most.

For you, which is the character who best embodies the History of France?*

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

February 22-25, 2019

Number of respondents

2,996 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Pour vous, quel est le personnage qui incarne le mieux l’Histoire de France?'
* Personalities collecting less than one percent of the citations, including: François Mitterrand, Robespierre, Simone Veil, Vercingétorix, Clémenceau, etc."
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